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How I Spent My Wednesday

September 12, 2013By 1 Comment

Yesterday was another of Francesca’s “A Day in the Life” Photo Challenges. She challenges you to take a photo from each hour of the day, and upload them to the social media of your choice. It’s a fun challenge to see how everyone spends their days. I played along with my camera phone, knowing that […]

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

August 25, 2013By 3 Comments

I can’t believe it’s the tail end of August already! This summer has gone by so quickly. It’s already been a few weeks since I went on vacation to Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina for a family reunion. I had such a good time. I once again volunteered to be the official portrait photographer, and […]

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Filed in: IntrospectiveOut and About

I’m in a Book!

June 3, 2013By 3 Comments

I’m in a book! Well, not me specifically, but two of my photos! This is the book,¬†Unearthed; The Landscapes of Hargreaves Associates by Karen M’Closkey. It’s an academic book about the landscape architecture of the Hargreaves Associates, who designed the London 2012 Olympics among other things. Because it’s an academic book I didn’t get any […]

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Another WIP – Woven Scarf #2

May 30, 2013By 3 Comments

I still haven’t finished any of the projects from my last post. But that didn’t stop me from starting another one! This weekend, I pulled out my loom and started another simple woven scarf: The yarn is Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock in Debra Anna. It reminds me of an autumn sunset – […]

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Filed in: Weaving

WIP Roundup

April 29, 2013By 4 Comments

Hi all! Things have been quiet behind the scenes here at Sweeter Lemon, but that just means I’ve had more time to knit. Case in point: I have three project bags filled with Works In Progress (WIPs): What’s inside? Let’s take a look! Project #1 is the Circular Stranded Baby Surprise Jacket I wrote about […]

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New Knitting Project: Circular Stranded Baby Surprise Jacket

March 21, 2013By 5 Comments

I continue to slowly but surely feel better and better every day. It had been almost two months since I had the energy or desire to do any crafty handiwork. When I had the desire to knit something, I knew I was on the mend. A little over a week ago, Franklin at The Panopticon […]

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Overwhelming Thanks

March 14, 2013By 1 Comment

Wow, you guys. Just wow. I cannot thank you all enough for the support you have given me after my announcement. I am humbled by all the well wishes from friends near and far. I’ve read every single email, card, message, post, comment, and tweet. I wish I had the energy to respond to them […]

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News I’ve Haven’t Shared, but It’s Time

March 6, 2013By 22 Comments

Hi all. I’ve been putting off writing this post, but it’s time. As you might recall, I’ve been having a lot of stomach problems recently. It got to the point that my stomach was so bloated that I looked pregnant, it just didn’t look normal for someone my size. Based on my symptoms, my physician […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Mr. Martini

February 14, 2013By 2 Comments

Scene: Our car, on the drive to work this morning. (Mr. Martini and I carpool to save $$ on parking and gas. Plus, it’s fun to chat during the commute as you will see here.) Background: My Mystery Stomach Ailment has been diagnosed as a non-functioning gallbladder, which will be removed next week. Surgery was […]

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